Origin: altered < Fr garguesque < OFr greguesque < It grechesca < Grechesca, Grecian (hence, orig., “Grecian breeches”)
See galligaskins in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Perhaps alteration (influenced by galley and Gascon)
Origin: of French garguesques
Origin: , variant of greguesques
Origin: , from Spanish gregüescos
Origin: , from griego, Greek
Origin: , from Latin Graecus; see Greek.